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Three Guidelines for Meaningful Microlearning

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By ELLEN BURNS-JOHNSON, Instructional Designer / @ELLENBJOHNSON L ast week, my Studio Executive and I visited a client in California. The meeting went well, so to celebrate, she and I went out for tapas. microlearning microlearning examples

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

I’m going to start a revolution by pitching you some radical ideas when it comes to successful micro learning. And no, I’m not inviting Tracy Chapman. I’m inviting you. Each and everyone of you reading this right now or tomorrow, or next week or in the future.

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The Differences Between eLearning and Distance Learning

Your Training Edge

There are lots of terms out there when it comes to new styles of learning. If you’re looking to create new courses or new methods to deliver training, it can feel over complicated. What’s the difference between eLearning and distance learning? Does it even matter? Which is better?

Visuals and Visual Thinking

Association eLearning

Logos, billboards, icons, infographics, memes, and other visuals are everywhere. A picture is supposedly worth a thousand words. tldr” (too long, didn’t read) is an all too common acronym.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

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How To Be An Effective Leader During A Crisis

Dashe & Thomson

by Emily Walters , guest author. Leadership Project Management/Project Delivery

Become the Google of Learning in 6 Steps

InSync Training

BYTE Session Recap. As we start to build our relationship with our learners, we want to ensure they turn to us and our resources when they encounter a challenge or have a question on the job. How do we do that?

eLearning Needs to Move Beyond Content Delivery

Pract.us

eLearning applications are perfectly poised to help employees practice and apply what they’ve trained on. There’s no arguing with the fact that eLearning has put down roots in the training world and will continue to grow.

Reflecting on Learning Solutions 2017

Axonify

Axonify was literally EVERYWHERE during the Learning Solutions 2017 Conference! Our team hosted 6 sessions, including a rousing game of The Family Feud—L&D Edition. We had great conversations with some amazing L&D practitioners at the expo. Heck, we were even the wifi password!

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Adaptive or just good design?

Clark Quinn

A few posts ago, I wrote about how we might be rushing too fast into cognitive computing. Not that there’s anything wrong with augmenting us, but I was wondering if we’d be better off focusing on developing our non-cognitive systems first. And, of course, it occurred to me after a conversation that there might be another example of this ‘tech fix before smart fix’ problem: adaptive learning over good design. Is this a tech solution to the wrong problem?

How to Remove the Background From an Image

Visual Lounge

The other day, I was working on a presentation. I was trying to come up with a way to add a logo and few icons into PowerPoint. But there was a problem. The images all had different background colors, and I needed them to all have a uniform look. Maybe you’ve been there too.

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Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Have you ever watched Bob Ross paint, amazed by how the piece is taking shape? Have you ever watched Bobby Flay pan sear a ribeye to perfection? What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? They use the best tool available for the job.

No One Left Behind: Driving Performance within a Deskless Workforce

Axonify

If there is one thing we’ve learned, it is that a single decision by an employee can make a huge impact on the organization (positive or negative).

The Essential Template for Your Customer Training Strategy

Looking to build your customer training strategy? The process can be overwhelming, if you don’t have a set plan from the start. This template can help.

Mobile Technologies Increases The Impact Of Classroom Learning: Three Top Concerns And The Solution

G-Cube

Technology-aided learning has helped in providing learners access to learning – as per their needs. With learning available on mobile devices and a lot of new methodologies like gamification being adopted, the relevance of classroom learning is still not diminishing.

How to Create E-Learning Course

Geenio

I will let you in on a little secret: building online courses is simpler than you think.

Five Tips To Make an Instructional Designer’s LinkedIn Profile Shine

Raptivity

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with approximately 467 million members across the globe. It can offer a great networking experience to eLearning professionals and can also lead to new business or career opportunities. LinkedIn is a powerful tool to promote your brand (could be your company or you as a professional) amongst thousands of like minded professionals, decision makers, partners, talent seekers, or customers.

Oh, the Places Learning Happens

CLO Magazine

Connecting people to information and opportunities to develop professionally is a value that is deeply interwoven into Thomson Reuters Corp.’s s vision for the future, said Michele Isaacs, vice president and global head of learning and development for the company.

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Take training beyond your LMS: technical considerations for extended enterprise

You know the benefits of extended enterprise. But how do execute the plan? Learn more about the technical considerations that can help you create a strategy to manage the delivery and tracking of product training across a variety of systems.

Resources from Texas Distance Learning Association Keynote

Kapp Notes

Here are some resources related to gamification and, more importantly, thinking like a game designer when creating instruction from my fun keynote with everyone form the Texas Distance Learning Association.

8 Top Tips For Using Rapid eLearning Authoring Tools For eLearning Gamification

G-Cube

Rapid eLearning authoring tools help reduce the time and expense of your eLearning course development. However, they can also give you the power to create engaging gamified eLearning courses for a fraction of the cost.

Why Choose e-learning For Your Employees

Designing Digitally

With the increase of millennials joining the workforce, e-learning is on the rise. Expanding technology, along with people’s desire to learn at their own pace, is making e-learning training popular among corporations.

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Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first

CLO Magazine

Imagine learning a new leadership skill while waiting to board a plane. You watch a reenactment of a common managerial dilemma. The video plays vertically, allowing you to hold your phone naturally. It ends with a challenge: How should the protagonist give negative feedback?

Aligning Customer Training With Certifications

Want to deliver a cohesive customer training certification program? From strategy to systems to job functions, it's time for us to reassess how learning and certifications are delivered together. Download the guide to see how!

Articulate Storyline Templates for Auto Mechanics

eLearning Brothers

These days, cars are an important commodity. Though the form and exact role these vehicles play in our lives is shifting and evolving, we will always have need for transportation.

Frame Rate: A Beginner’s Guide

Visual Lounge

As you get started with video, you might hear intimidating, super-technical sounding terms like frame rate. But what is frame rate and why does it matter? The Video is a Lie.

Book Writing Tips

Kapp Notes

Recently a number of great folks I know in the L&D field have indicated they are working on a book. Writing a book is a great experience. Writing helps me clarify thoughts, focus my ideas and explore content. The writing process connects concepts in my mind together in deep meaningful ways.

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Blend East and West for Effective Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Learning in the East comes with cultural frameworks that are fundamentally distinct from Western learning paradigms. To develop effective leaders, learning leaders must not only understand those differences, they must respect them.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have your whole squad, Blue Sky eLearn is counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program and make your eLearning program more successful than ever before!

How to Develop & Reinforce Leadership Training Programs

Mindmarker

Too many companies strive to reinforce training, but make one critical mistake: Reinforcement is not retraining. You cannot construct an effective reinforcement program by pushing all information to your learners at once.

Why every company should consider training the extended enterprise

Matrix

You know how the saying goes: It takes a village to raise a child. I don’t know who was the first to figure this out, but boy was that a wise person!

Why Games Are More Than Just Entertainment

Designing Digitally

Nearly everyone would agree that games are just plain fun. The competition, the thrill of victory, the enjoyment in coming out on top, and the satisfaction of improving are all part of the pleasure of games. .